September 4, 2014
A tooth can become abscessed when the root or surrounding gum tissue becomes severely infected. It most often occurs because of an untreated cavity or advanced gum disease or traumatic injury to the tooth. Anything that causes damage or infection of the pulp in the core of a tooth can cause an abscess such as poor oral health.
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April 8, 2014
Dental flossing recommendations have not changed much over the years. Dentists and dental hygienists are still recommending that people floss at least once a day. Individuals can benefit greatly from making flossing a daily habit. Below are some of the reasons daily flossing is essential: (more…)
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April 1, 2014
Improving your smile can boost your confidence, your ability to connect with people, and possibly even your income. But finding the right cosmetic dentist in southern Maine is paramount to getting the outcome you want. Just as plastic surgeons may not specialize in every procedure available, a cosmetic dentist may not offer every improvement you’d like to explore. When finding a cosmetic dentist for your needs, there are certain questions you should ask to ensure he or she is the right fit for you. Here are some points to keep in mind during your initial consultation.
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